Sea Change is more than a nonprofit recovery community organization. It’s a vehicle for change in the lives of those affected by substance use disorder, and it’s moving at high velocity.
Superstorm Sandy’s sustained emotional toll on survivors
Elizabeth Burke Beaty with her husband Tom, their son Tommy, and dog Hank, in front of their belongings in Holgate, after Superstorm Sandy swept through their community in 2012. Burke …
Overdose Awareness Day Observed In Ocean County in Jersey Shore Online
MANCHESTER – International Overdose Awareness Day was observed in Whiting recently. The event honored loved ones lost to overdose throughout the state.
Sea Change Caps Successful Summer With Funding to Continue Recovery Work
The LBI-based Sea Change Recovery Community Organization received a $50,000 grant from the Rx Foundation for its “visionary work of creating an intersection of community-based recovery services and advocacy/organizing for systems change,” RCO founder Elizabeth Beaty has announced. The foundation funds healthcare innovators.
Increase access to addiction medicines
Increase access to addiction medicines / Letter to the Editor, NJ.com When you last heard from me, I called on Congress to stop sitting on a bill to save lives. …
Direct service providers, policy experts, and civil rights advocates oppose fentanyl penalty increases at Senate Judiciary Committee
Today, 150+ recovery specialists, harm reduction providers, and policy experts opposed proposals to increase penalties for fentanyl (S-3325 and S-3096) through testimony and slips of opposition. Organizations submitting their opposition include ACLU-NJ, NAACP-NJST, Latino Action Network Foundation, Salvation and Social Justice, Newark Community Street Team, National Center for Advocacy and Recovery,Northern New Jersey MAT Center of Excellence, New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice, Make The Road New Jersey, Office of African American Gay Concerns, South Jersey AIDS Alliance, New Jersey Organizing Project, New Jersey Policy Perspective, and New Jersey Harm Reduction Coalition.
This bill could reduce overdose deaths. Why is Congress sitting on it? | Opinion
No matter where we were born or what we look like, everyone deserves to be able to heal and be treated with dignity and respect, no matter what they’re going through — and that includes struggles with substance use disorder. The main way we can reduce overdose deaths is to provide access to treatment and support for people at risk of overdose.
New Jersey expands access to overdose antidote naloxone to mark Overdose Awareness Day
Tuesday marked Overdose Awareness Day. The Murphy administration marked the day by expanding access to naloxone – a drug that helps reverse an opioid overdose.
Groups lobby state for American Rescue Plan billions
In the second of the Murphy administration’s two online hearings about how the state should spend its $6.2 billion American Rescue Plan grant, representatives of teachers, essential workers, business owners, undocumented workers and more asked for millions for their constituencies.
New Jersey Organizing Project Hails Assembly Passage of Legislative Package Expanding Access to Treatment.
Amanda Devecka-Rinear, Executive Director of the New Jersey Organizing Project, has issued the following statement in response to the Legislature’s passage of a package of bills designed to expand access to treatment for New Jerseyans experiencing substance use disorder: